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Butterfly Pics from Bannerghatta National Park

by Harish Mohan on Jul.06, 2010, under Wildlife

Contd From My Previous Post

After spending a spectacular day at jungle lodges Bannerghatta we returned back on Sunday.While returning we visited the Butterfly park in Bannerghatta National Park.This park is the first one of its kind in the nation.
The environment in this small enclosure has a tropical setting — complete with the humid climate, an artificial waterfall,a narrow walking bridge and host plants and shrubs that attract butterflies.
This small enclosure is the house to some of the most beautiful creatures on the planet.The small two winged wonders called butterflies.
See what i am saying.

I was stupid enough not to note down the names of these beauties ,but i can’t be blamed.My cam shutter was clicking more than i blinked.

We spent over 2 hours in this enclosure watching these beauties & by shear luck spotted butterfly mating as well.

There were a lot of photographers around shooting these beauties and it was fun meeting few of them.

few more shots.

it was so beautiful scene that i was running around the place clicking more & more pics.

All this while there was one person with me who was running behind me holding my heavy tripod & back packs when i was busy shooting,i wonder what i would have done without her in my life.She is the one who recognized my tiny winy interest in photography & then stood along and encouraged me in pursuing it. And this trip also revealed to me her exceptional eye sight, the way she spotted the birds around the national park, put the Olympus binoculars which our guide was carrying to shame (only if i had the lenses which could do justice to her eye sight).A zillion thanks Wify.

At last when i leave you with these images ,i request all to respect wildlife & also to do your little bit to conserve our nature.

Good planets are hard to find–Don’t blow it.

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Bird & Herbivore Pictures from Bannerghatta National Park

by Harish Mohan on Jul.06, 2010, under Wildlife

Contd From My Previous Post

This Post shares with you some of the Herbivore & birds which we spotted during our stay in Bannerghatta.The Jungle Lodges here provides a morning nature walk through a herbivorous park.There are 3 water bodies in this park & usually these water bodies are host to a lot of bird life,but for our luck we just could spot very little of them & here i am sharing them..

The below are called Mute swans and these are usually quite,& makes noise only when disturbed.

This one is called Spotted Dove.This was the most decent shot i could get from my limited kit.

The below one is our national bird the peacock.Though i am still starved to see a peacock in its dancing form & i pray that i get that shot some time soon in my life.

I always thought that i will never do bird watching or for that matter try & do wildlife photography ,but this trip proved it all wrong,remember what i told in the 1st post .The more you come near the nature the more you get involved.

While we were walking through the Herbivore park we were cautioned about the wild bison’s in the park by our guide.As the guide was explaining to us the deadly aftereffects of a bison attack recently in the park,guess what we saw at the next turn.
Not one but two Bison’s looking straight into us,We were scared to death & at that moment the best thing to do was to hear to our guides commands & we religiously followed it & he took us to safety,but not before i could click this.

A little more walk in to the wild brought us near a sambar deer which had come to have its breakfast.

After the nature walk this is what waited for us at Bannerghatta Park.

Like this after a walk of 2 and half hours we reached back jungle lodges to have our breakfast.

I bet the next part of this blog will be the most beautiful & colorful one.

To be Contd..

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